Work on 5 women crisis centres begins
ISLAMABAD, Aug 14: The ministry of women development and social welfare simultaneously initiated work on five crisis centres for women in distress on the occasion of country’s 57th Independence Day on August 14.
The crisis centres are being set up one each in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar.
Adviser to Prime Minister on Women Development Nilofar Bakhtiar was the chief guest at the foundation-stone laying ceremony of the women crisis centre being set up at Shamsabad Welfare Complex, Rawalpindi.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms Bakhtiar said the women crisis centre in Rawalpindi would go a long way in addressing the problems of women who were facing any sort of distress.